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This is a list of famous and notable people from Uttar Pradesh, a state in India. The criteria of this list includes those persons who were born in the state of Uttar Pradesh and that part of the former United Provinces that now are part of the modern state of Uttar Pradesh. Though their fame could be brief, what matters is that they were well-known during the peak of their popularity.

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Deities and Avtaras

Krishna as a young cowherd boy, playing the bansuri (flute).

Authors of the Great Epics

Yogis, Sufi poets and Mystics

Paramhans Yogananda

Indpendence fighters

Mangal Pandey

1857

Post 1857

National/ International Award Winners

Param Vir Chakra

Maha Vir Chakra

Ashok Chakra

Bharat Ratna

Jawaharlal Nehru

Padma Bhushan

Padma Shree

Dada Saheb Phalke Award

Jnanpith Awards

Nobel Prize

  • [[Rajendra K.], chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change[4]. First Nobel Prize winner from Uttar Pradesh.

Magasaysay Award

Arjuna Award

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  • Avdhesh Singh from Ballia (U.P.)

Science and Medicine

Holders of High Offices

President

Vice President

Prime Ministers

Governors

Virendra Verma, former Governor of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh

Chief Justices

Chief Ministers

Union Ministers

Prominent political figures

Pre Independence

Post Independence

  • Major Ramesh Upadhyay, Working President and Political Head, World Council of Abhinav Bharat
  • Kalpnath Rai
  • Mohammad Azam Khan

Authors

Hindi

Urdu

English

Poets

Urdu

Hindi

Founders of Educational Institutions

Defence Services

Army

Air Force

  • S.K. Kaul, Air Chief Marshal (Retd)
  • Trevor Keelor IAF , Vir Chakra winner in Indo-Pak war of 1965
  • Denzil Keelor IAF , Air Marshall (Retd), Vir Chakra winner and Kirti Chakra recipient.

Civil Service / Diplomacy

Indian Foreign Service

Civil Services

Music and Dance

Musicians

Singers

Dancers

Sports

Hockey

Cricket

Badminton

Other sports

Journalism

Print

Television

Media:*M Azam Azmi,Etv Urdu news anchor editor

  • Sandeep Yash Senior TV News Professional

Satire, Comedy , Cartoons

Cinema & Theatre

Actors

Directors/ Producers

Singers

Lyricists

Music Composers

Theatre

Cinematographer

Pratishtha Sharma of Saharanpur an established actress became popular with her lead role in 'sab Se Udas Kavita' at an earlyage of 16. Recepientof National Scholarship intheatre Pratishtha is a multi diamension personality an actress, dancer of international repute, writer and a poet.

Story/ Script/ Dialogue Writers

Nawabs of Awadh

Wajid Ali Shah

Navratnas

Television

Judges and Lawyers

Nature Lovers

Scholars

Fine Arts

Business

Social Service

  • Sandeep PandeyMagsaysay Award winner
  • Rajinder Singh -Magsaysay Award winner

Crime

* Bablu Srivastava

Others

See also

Notes

  1. ^ a b c d e f Bharat Ratna ("Gem of India" in English) is India's highest civilian award, awarded for the highest degrees of national service. This service includes artistic, literary, and scientific achievements, as well as "recognition of public service of the highest order". awardee.
  2. ^ INA hero Ram Singh dead. Times of India
  3. ^ A tribute to the legendary composer of National Anthem The Tribune
  4. ^ M.S Swaminathan , R.K Pachauri, Ela Bhatt, Father C. Prakash receive French Govt. awards accessed June 2007
  5. ^ a b Jnanpith Award is the highest literary honour conferred in the Republic of India.
  6. ^ a b Param Vir Chakra (PVC) is India's highest military decoration awarded for the highest degree of valour or self-sacrifice in the presence of the enemy.
  7. ^ a b Padma Bhushan stands third in the hierarchy of civilian awards.

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